How To Choose the Best Car Battery Replacement
How do you know which battery is right for your vehicle? Here are some of the key factors you should consider. If you are unsure of the requirements in any of these areas, check your vehicle manual or talk to your mechanic for the original equipment (OE) manufacturer’s recommendations. Also, look for a hassle-free warranty that includes a free-replacement time frame.
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Battery Technology: Deep Cycle vs. Starting Battery
Different vehicles and driving styles can place varying demands on your battery. It’s important to first determine whether a standard flooded battery will meet your vehicle’s needs, or whether a deep-cycle or AGM battery is required. Learn about the difference between Deep-Cycle and Starting Batteries here.
Battery Group Size
This refers to the battery size that will best fit the physical dimensions, terminal locations and type required for your vehicle. Group size is typically based on your vehicle’s make, model and engine type. Learn more about Battery Group Sizes.
Cold Cranking Amps (CCA)
CCA is a rating used in the battery industry to define a battery's ability to start an engine in cold temperatures. The rating refers to the number of amps a 12-volt battery can deliver at 0°F for 30 seconds while maintaining a voltage of at least 7.2 volts. Learn more about Cold Cranking Amps (CCA).
Battery Reserve Capacity (RC), Amp Hour and C20
Reserve Capacity is a general indicator of how long a new, fully charged battery can continue to operate essential accessories if the vehicle’s alternator fails. Amp hour and C20 capacity are indicators of how much energy is stored in a battery. Learn more about Battery Reserve Capacity (RC) Amp Hour and C20.
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